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Creating Great Board Meetings: It's a Big Deal

Monday, May 1 | 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM
Education Track: BOARD GOVERNANCE (which includes: Recruitment, Training, Policies and Procedures, Roles and Responsibilities, Board Members, Succession Planning, & Fundraising)

Simone Joyaux - Lead Speaker
Principal - Simone Joyaux Associates


Effective Fundraising Innovation Built Into the DNA of Your Organization!

Monday, May 1 | 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM
Education Track: Trends and Innovation (which includes Entrepreneurship & Donor Research)

Begoña Vázquez Santos - Lead Speaker
International Membership Director - The Nature Conservancy

Emily Bracken - Co-Speaker
Director - Strategy & Analysis - Daryl Upsall & Associates


Dirty Money: Practicing Ethics in Fundraising

Monday, May 1 | 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM
Education Track: Management and Organizational Development(which includes: Accountability and Ethics, Collaboration, Community Building, Advocacy and Public Policy, Group Dynamics, Entrepreneurship & Volunteer Involvement)

John Andrew Scola - Lead Speaker
Chief Development Officer - Phoenix Rescue Mission


Fundraising Better: Improvisation for Agents of Change

Monday, May 1 | 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM
Education Track: Relationship Building (which includes: Cultivation and Stewardship, Marketing and Communications, Donor Centrism, & Technology)

Scott Campbell - Lead Speaker
Principal & Lead Facilitator - DOING GOODER


Coaching and Mentoring: Recipes for Success in Growing the Next Generation of Nonprofit Leaders

Monday, May 1 | 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM
Education Track: Career Development

Katherine Bella - Lead Speaker
Moderator - Brakeley Briscoe, Inc.

James Armstrong - Co-Speaker
Panelist - Brown Schroeder

James McBride - Co-Speaker
Panelist - AIDS Legal Referral Panel

Lillian Samuel - Co-Speaker
Panelist - Girl Scouts of Northern California

Karolo Aparicio - Co-Speaker
Panelist - EcoViva

Lakshmi Krishnan - Co-Speaker
Panelist - Silicon Valley Community Foundation


Be For Impact: A Point of View That Changes the Funding Game

Monday, May 1 | 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM
Education Track: Securing the Gift (which includes: Direct Mail, Canvassing, Face-to-face Fundraising, Proposals, Special Events, Social Media, Sponsorships, Annual Giving, Capital Campaigns,Bequests & Grant Writing)

Nicholas Fellers - Lead Speaker


You’re Only As Good As Your Plan (and Whether You Use It)

Monday, May 1 | 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM
Education Track: Securing the Gift (which includes: Direct Mail, Canvassing, Face-to-face Fundraising, Proposals, Special Events, Social Media, Sponsorships, Annual Giving, Capital Campaigns,Bequests & Grant Writing)

Jennifer Pelton - Lead Speaker
Director of Development - Public Justice Center

Linda Beeman - Co-Speaker
President - Aurora Grants & Consulting


The Major Gift Challenge: How to Get Started Raising Major Gifts

Monday, May 1 | 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM
Education Track: Securing the Gift (which includes: Direct Mail, Canvassing, Face-to-face Fundraising, Proposals, Special Events, Social Media, Sponsorships, Annual Giving, Capital Campaigns,Bequests & Grant Writing)

Amy Eisenstein - Lead Speaker
Consultant - Amy Eisenstein, LLC


Rebels, Renegades & Pioneers Session-- Is Your Business Model Broken? The TRUTH About Fundraising and Capitalization

Monday, May 1 | 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM
Education Track: REBELS, RENEGADES, AND PINOEERS

Brian Bonde - Lead Speaker
President/CEO - Advanced Certified Fundraising, LLC

Janet Brown - Co-Speaker
President & CEO - Grantmakers in the Arts


Tech for Good: Google, Facebook, Twitter, Salesforce, and LinkedIn Present Best Practices for Scalable Technology

Monday, May 1 | 9:45 AM - 11:00 AM
Education Track: Trends and Innovation (which includes Entrepreneurship & Donor Research)

Duncan Carvey - Lead Speaker
Nonprofit Champion - LinkedIn


The 7 Secrets of Building Donor Loyalty Through Monthly Giving

Monday, May 1 | 9:45 AM - 11:15 AM
Education Track: Securing the Gift (which includes: Direct Mail, Canvassing, Face-to-face Fundraising, Proposals, Special Events, Social Media, Sponsorships, Annual Giving, Capital Campaigns,Bequests & Grant Writing)

Harvey Mckinnon - Lead Speaker
President - Harvey McKinnon Associates


Pivoting: The Secret to Successfully Handling Difficult Donor Conversations

Monday, May 1 | 9:45 AM - 11:15 AM
Education Track: Relationship Building (which includes: Cultivation and Stewardship, Marketing and Communications, Donor Centrism, & Technology)

Anne Melvin - Lead Speaker
Director, Education and Training - Harvard University


The Philanthropic Autobiography as a Tool for Donor Discernment

Monday, May 1 | 9:45 AM - 11:00 AM
Education Track: Relationship Building (which includes: Cultivation and Stewardship, Marketing and Communications, Donor Centrism, & Technology)

Sarah Nathan - Lead Speaker
Associate Director, The Fund Raising School - Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy


360 Degree Leadership: What Seasoned Pros Can Learn from Emerging Leaders and Vice Versa

Monday, May 1 | 9:45 AM - 11:00 AM
Education Track: Leadership (which includes: Leadership Theory, Concepts, Advanced Policy & Volunteer Involvement)

Don Simmons - Lead Speaker
Distinguished Lecturer in Humanics - CSU-Fresno

Adrienne McDade - Co-Speaker
Associate Director, Annual Giving - The University of Cincinnati Foundation

Stephanie Canales - Co-Speaker
Humanics Scholar-CSU-Fresno - CSU-Fresno

Benita Munnerlyn - Co-Speaker
Student, University of Cincinnati - University of Cincinnati


The Road to Relevance: Reading the Road map of How to Make Fundraising Relevant in Your Organization

Monday, May 1 | 9:45 AM - 11:15 AM
Education Track: Management and Organizational Development(which includes: Accountability and Ethics, Collaboration, Community Building, Advocacy and Public Policy, Group Dynamics, Entrepreneurship & Volunteer Involvement)

Nigel Harris - Lead Speaker
Chief Executive Officer - Mater Foundation

Lesley Ray - Co-Speaker
Executor Director - Fundraising - Mater Foundation


Small Shop Academy

Monday, May 1 | 9:45 AM - 11:15 AM
Education Track: Securing the Gift (which includes: Direct Mail, Canvassing, Face-to-face Fundraising, Proposals, Special Events, Social Media, Sponsorships, Annual Giving, Capital Campaigns,Bequests & Grant Writing)

Simon Scriver - Lead Speaker
Head of Fundraising - ChangeFundraising

Jen Love - Co-Speaker
Partner - Agents of Good


Tackling the Elephants in Your Boardroom

Monday, May 1 | 9:45 AM - 11:15 AM
Education Track: BOARD GOVERNANCE (which includes: Recruitment, Training, Policies and Procedures, Roles and Responsibilities, Board Members, Succession Planning, & Fundraising)

Stacey Wedding - Lead Speaker
Founder & Chief Strategist - Professionals in Philanthropy


Rebels, Renegades & Pioneers Session -- Amplifying Philanthropy and Disruption

Monday, May 1 | 9:45 AM - 11:00 AM
Education Track: REBELS, RENEGADES, AND PINOEERS

Emmett Carson - Lead Speaker
President and CEO - Silicon Valley Community Foundation

Aaron Dorfman - Co-Speaker
President and CEO - National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy


Level Up: Take Your Relationship with Prospect Development to New Heights

Monday, May 1 | 9:45 AM - 11:00 AM
Education Track: Relationship Building (which includes: Cultivation and Stewardship, Marketing and Communications, Donor Centrism, & Technology)

Mallory Lass - Lead Speaker
Interim Assistant Director, Prospect Management, Prospect De - Berkely University of California

Aaron George - Co-Speaker
Development Director, Northern California, Leadership Gifts - Berkely University of California


Get Your Board Fired Up and Engaged

Monday, May 1 | 12:15 PM - 1:30 PM
Education Track: BOARD GOVERNANCE (which includes: Recruitment, Training, Policies and Procedures, Roles and Responsibilities, Board Members, Succession Planning, & Fundraising)

Patricia Egan - Lead Speaker
Consultant - Beyond Fundraising, LLC

Rick Kemm - Co-Speaker
Executive Director - May Dugan Center


All I Wanna Do is Raise Some Funds

Monday, May 1 | 12:15 PM - 1:30 PM
Education Track: Securing the Gift (which includes: Direct Mail, Canvassing, Face-to-face Fundraising, Proposals, Special Events, Social Media, Sponsorships, Annual Giving, Capital Campaigns,Bequests & Grant Writing)

Lori Jacobwith - Lead Speaker
Founder - Ignited Fundraising


Money Makes the World Go 'Round: Raising Funds Across Borders

Monday, May 1 | 12:15 PM - 1:30 PM
Education Track: Trends and Innovation (which includes Entrepreneurship & Donor Research)

Hank Goldstein - Lead Speaker
President - The Oram Group

Penelope Cagney - Co-Speaker
President/CEO - The Cagney Company

Jon Stettner - Co-Speaker

Simona Biancu - Co-Speaker
Fundraising and Philanthropy consultant - ENGAGEDin S.r.l.

Alberto Cuttica - Co-Speaker
Mr. - ENGAGEDinS.r.l.


Giving 3.0: Embracing the New Diversity in 21st Century Philanthropy

Monday, May 1 | 12:15 PM - 1:30 PM
Education Track: Securing the Gift (which includes: Direct Mail, Canvassing, Face-to-face Fundraising, Proposals, Special Events, Social Media, Sponsorships, Annual Giving, Capital Campaigns,Bequests & Grant Writing)

Jackie Copeland-Carson, PhD - Lead Speaker
COO - Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County


Accessibility and Philanthropy – The nuts and bolts of Blind and Deaf accessibility accommodation from your office to your donors

Monday, May 1 | 12:15 PM - 1:30 PM
Education Track: Relationship Building (which includes: Cultivation and Stewardship, Marketing and Communications, Donor Centrism, & Technology)

Troy Coalman - Lead Speaker
Donor Relations Manager - The Lighthouse for the Blind, Inc.


Rebels, Renegades & Pioneers Session -- Fundraising for Social Change, Fundraising As Social Change

Monday, May 1 | 12:15 PM - 1:30 PM
Education Track: REBELS, RENEGADES, AND PINOEERS

Ligia Pena - Lead Speaker
Global Legacy Manager - Greenpeace International

Andrea Rosas - Co-Speaker

Cathy Mann - Co-Speaker
President - Cathy Mann & Associates

Kim Klein - Co-Speaker
co-speaker - Klein and Roth Consulting


Seeing 2020: Predictions in Nonprofit Technology

Monday, May 1 | 12:15 PM - 1:30 PM
Education Track: Trends and Innovation (which includes Entrepreneurship & Donor Research)

Taylor Shanklin - Lead Speaker
Sr. Manager of Product Marketing - Kimbia


It’s a Small World: Customizing Fundraising Strategies for Global Audiences

Monday, May 1 | 1:45 PM - 3:00 PM
Education Track: Securing the Gift (which includes: Direct Mail, Canvassing, Face-to-face Fundraising, Proposals, Special Events, Social Media, Sponsorships, Annual Giving, Capital Campaigns,Bequests & Grant Writing)

Ann Updegraff Spleth - Lead Speaker
Chief Operating Officer - Kiwanis International Foundation

Rebecca Teel Daou - Co-Speaker
Executive Administrator - Lions Clubs International Foundation

Eric Schmelling - Co-Speaker
Chief Philanthropy Officer - The Rotary Foundation of Rotary International

Bernadette Lane - Co-Speaker
Senior Vice President of Special Projects - CCS

Lindsay Marciniak - Co-Speaker
Senior Vice President - CCS


Why Media Attacks on Fundraising Really Are "Ideological," and How We Can Deal with Them

Monday, May 1 | 1:45 PM - 3:00 PM
Education Track: Management and Organizational Development(which includes: Accountability and Ethics, Collaboration, Community Building, Advocacy and Public Policy, Group Dynamics, Entrepreneurship & Volunteer Involvement)

Ian MacQuillin - Lead Speaker
Director - Centre for Sustainable Philanthropy, Plymouth University


Fundraising and Market Research: Knowing the Odds Prospects Will Say Yes Before You Even Ask

Monday, May 1 | 1:45 PM - 3:00 PM
Education Track: Trends and Innovation (which includes Entrepreneurship & Donor Research)

Sarah Durham - Lead Speaker
CEO - Big Duck

Mary Deyns Brandão - Co-Speaker

Nick Guroff - Co-Speaker
Deputy Director: Communications, Foundation Relations - Corporate Accountability International


Moving Annual and Mid-Level Donors Towards Inspired Gifts: A Case Study from the Oregon Health and Science University Foundation

Monday, May 1 | 1:45 PM - 3:00 PM
Education Track: Relationship Building (which includes: Cultivation and Stewardship, Marketing and Communications, Donor Centrism, & Technology)

Lauren Cox - Lead Speaker

Margot Swanson - Co-Speaker

Chelsea Benedict - Co-Speaker


Prospecting for New Major Gift Donors Within and Beyond Your Donor File

Monday, May 1 | 1:45 PM - 3:00 PM
Education Track: Securing the Gift (which includes: Direct Mail, Canvassing, Face-to-face Fundraising, Proposals, Special Events, Social Media, Sponsorships, Annual Giving, Capital Campaigns,Bequests & Grant Writing)

David Rubin - Lead Speaker
Senior Director of Major Gifts - Mercy Corps


Injecting Fundraising into Your Board Meetings

Monday, May 1 | 1:45 PM - 3:00 PM
Education Track: BOARD GOVERNANCE (which includes: Recruitment, Training, Policies and Procedures, Roles and Responsibilities, Board Members, Succession Planning, & Fundraising)

Susan Schaefer - Lead Speaker
Principal - Resource Partners LLC

Bob Wittig - Co-Speaker
Executive Director - The Jovid Foundation


Integrated Marketing & Fundraising to Raise USD 5M to Serve over 2 Million in One Month: Egypt Story

Monday, May 1 | 1:45 PM - 3:00 PM
Education Track: Securing the Gift (which includes: Direct Mail, Canvassing, Face-to-face Fundraising, Proposals, Special Events, Social Media, Sponsorships, Annual Giving, Capital Campaigns,Bequests & Grant Writing)

Khaled Fasih - Lead Speaker
Communications Chief - Misr Elkheir Foundation

Rana Maarouf Abdelhakeem Abdelmageed - Co-Speaker
Senior Communications Officer - Misr Elkheir Foundation

Abdel Aziz Aly - Co-Speaker
Executive Trustee - Misr Elkheir Foundation


Fewer Donors; More Money

Monday, May 1 | 1:45 PM - 3:00 PM
Education Track: Trends and Innovation (which includes Entrepreneurship & Donor Research)

Penelope Burk - Lead Speaker
President - Cygnus Applied Research, Inc.


Rebels, Renegades & Pioneers Session -- Age Is Just a Number: Managing Intergenerational Teams

Monday, May 1 | 1:45 PM - 3:00 PM
Education Track: REBELS, RENEGADES, AND PINOEERS

Kishshana Palmer - Lead Speaker
Principal Consultant - Kishshana & Company


When They Say No: Getting Out of the Box

Monday, May 1 | 3:15 PM - 4:45 PM
Education Track: Securing the Gift (which includes: Direct Mail, Canvassing, Face-to-face Fundraising, Proposals, Special Events, Social Media, Sponsorships, Annual Giving, Capital Campaigns,Bequests & Grant Writing)

Steven Smith - Lead Speaker
Vice President, Foundation & Resource Developmnet - St. Ann's Community

Jill Pranger - Co-Speaker
President - Pranger Philanthropic


10 Things Every Fundraising Professional Should Do in Their First 90 Days

Monday, May 1 | 3:15 PM - 4:45 PM
Education Track: Career Development

Amy Towery - Lead Speaker
Director of Advancement - The Out-of-Door Academy


Keeping Your Millennial Workforce Satisfied in a Dynamic Nonprofit Environment

Monday, May 1 | 3:15 PM - 4:45 PM
Education Track: Management and Organizational Development(which includes: Accountability and Ethics, Collaboration, Community Building, Advocacy and Public Policy, Group Dynamics, Entrepreneurship & Volunteer Involvement)

Ali Badibanga - Lead Speaker
Assistant Director of Prospect Management and Analytics - University of North Florida

Kate McClung - Co-Speaker


Shining a Spotlight on the Growth in Giving Initiative and the Human Services Sector

Monday, May 1 | 3:15 PM - 4:45 PM
Education Track: Trends and Innovation (which includes Entrepreneurship & Donor Research)

Erik Daubert - Lead Speaker
Chair, Growth in Giving Initiative - Growth in Giving Initiative/Fundraising Effectiveness Projec

Nathan Dietz - Co-Speaker

Aggie Sweeney - Co-Speaker
Division President & CEO - Campbell & Company


Designing the Future of Philanthropy

Monday, May 1 | 3:15 PM - 4:45 PM
Education Track: Trends and Innovation (which includes Entrepreneurship & Donor Research)

Andrew Kaufteil - Lead Speaker
Senior Director, Growth & Partnerships - Cooper

Kay Sprinkel Grace - Co-Speaker
Founder/Principal - Transforming Philanthropy, LLC

Tom Olson - Co-Speaker


Fundraising Events & Major Gifts: How Do We Get from One to the Other?

Monday, May 1 | 3:15 PM - 4:45 PM
Education Track: Securing the Gift (which includes: Direct Mail, Canvassing, Face-to-face Fundraising, Proposals, Special Events, Social Media, Sponsorships, Annual Giving, Capital Campaigns,Bequests & Grant Writing)

Kent Stroman - Lead Speaker
President - Stroman & associates


Perfecting Your Organization's Message

Monday, May 1 | 3:15 PM - 4:45 PM
Education Track: Securing the Gift (which includes: Direct Mail, Canvassing, Face-to-face Fundraising, Proposals, Special Events, Social Media, Sponsorships, Annual Giving, Capital Campaigns,Bequests & Grant Writing)

Jennie Winton - Lead Speaker
Founding Partner - Mission Minded


A Spotlight on Immigrant and Diaspora Philanthropy: Lessons from Working with Emerging Donor Communities in the San Francisco Bay Area

Monday, May 1 | 3:15 PM - 4:45 PM
Education Track: Relationship Building (which includes: Cultivation and Stewardship, Marketing and Communications, Donor Centrism, & Technology)

Krishan Mehta - Moderator
Executive Director, Campaign - Ryerson University

Muhi Khwaja - Lead Speaker
Engaging Minorities in Philanthropy - American Red Cross

Angie Briones - Co-Speaker
Director of Programs and OPerations - Castellano Family Foundation

Nivisha Mehta - Co-Speaker
Philanthropy Officer - South Asian Heart Center El Camino Hospital Foundation

Michele Lew - Co-Speaker
Government & Community Relations Director - Stanford Health Care


Making Mobile Work for Fundraising

Monday, May 1 | 3:15 PM - 4:45 PM
Education Track: Trends and Innovation (which includes Entrepreneurship & Donor Research)

Nick Allen - Lead Speaker
president - Open America

Joanne Wilson - Co-Speaker

Paul de Gregorio - Co-Speaker
Director of Digital Engagement - Open


Rebels, Renegades & Pioneers Session -- Gut This Fundraising Animal and Start Over

Monday, May 1 | 3:15 PM - 4:45 PM
Education Track: REBELS, RENEGADES, AND PINOEERS

Simone Joyaux - Moderator
Principal - Simone Joyaux Associates

Ashley Belanger - Lead Speaker
Executive Revolutionary - Rhode Island Urban Debate League

Tycely Williams, CFRE - Co-Speaker
Vice President of Development - YWCA USA

Cherian Koshy - Co-Speaker
Director of Development - Des Moines Performing Arts